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Robert Burch

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Newport Beach, CA

Burch Shepard Family Law Group, APC
20281 Southwest Birch Street, FIrst Floor
Newport Beach, CA 92660
Phone: 949-502-4400
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Family Law
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Burch, Coulston & Shepard, LLP, Robert Burch is committed to serving clients in Newport Beach, Orange and Los Angeles counties, and throughout the state of California. He focuses his practice on family law, generally handling cases that involve the following matters: divorce, community property division, child and spousal support, domestic violence and protection orders, child custody, complex marital estates and international custody.

 

Before attending the University of San Diego School of Law, Mr. Burch graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis. He received a Juris Doctor in 1996.

 

Certified as a family law specialist by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, Mr. Burch understands the complexities and challenges that these types of cases can carry and he works to achieve amicable resolutions for clients and their families. His experience includes working on multimillion-dollar marital estates, as well as obtaining spousal and child support awards totaling up to $50,000 per month. He also served as co-counsel in a highly publicized international custody case. While it is generally his goal to reach settlements whenever possible, Mr. Burch aggressively fights for his clients when the other side refuses to budge. He has an Avvo “Superb” rating.

 

Outside of his work in the courtroom, Mr. Burch is an active member of the legal community. He is a member of numerous associations, including the American Bar Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Banyard Inn of Court. Mr. Burch is a volunteer arbitrator for the Orange County Bar Association’s Mandatory Fee Arbitration Program. 

Practice Areas
  • 100%Family Law
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property

Selections

8 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022

About Robert Burch

First Admitted: 1997, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.ocdivorce.net/Attorneys-Staff/Robert-Burch.shtml

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S. District Court
  • California
  • Member, California State Bar, 1997
  • Member, The American Bar Association, 1998
  • Member, Family Law Section of State Bar of California, 2000
  • Member, Family Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association, 2005
  • Member, Association of Certified Family Law Specialists, 2010

Educational Background

  • B.A. - cum laude - Washington University, St. Louis, 1992

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer Arbitrator, Orange County Bar Association Commitee For Mandatory Fee Arbitration, 2005

Honors/Awards

  • Graduate- College of Trail Advocacy, American Bar Association, Family Law Section, 2006
  • Graduate- Advanced College of Trail Advocacy, American Bar Association Family Law Section, 2007
  • Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 2007
  • Rising Star, Superlawyer, 2008
  • AVVO recognized rating of 10.0, AVVO, 2010
  • AVVO recognized rating of 10.0, AVVO, 2011
  • Top Family Law Attorney, OC Metro Magazine, 2011
  • AVVO Recognized rating 10.0, AVVO, 2012
  • Advisory Board- Divorce Magazine, Divorce Magazine, 2012
  • Top Family Law Attorney, OC Metro Magazine, 2012
  • AVVO recognized rating 10.0, AVVO, 2013
  • Top Family Law Attorney, OC Metro Magazine, 2013
  • AVVO recognized rating 10.0, AVVO, 2014
  • Top Family Law Attorney, OC Metro Magazine / OC Register, 2014
  • AVVO recognized rating 10.0, AVVO, 2015
  • superlawyer, superlawyer magazine, 2015

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Family Law Specialist, State Bar of California, 2007
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Office Location for Robert Burch

20281 Southwest Birch Street
FIrst Floor
Newport Beach, CA 92660

Phone: 949-502-4400

Last Updated: 7/2/2021

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